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to the inauguration, can president obama hope for a new term. let's talk with debbie wassermann schultz. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> congresswoman, let me ask you. we heard from the republicans on extending the debt ceiling for at least a three-month period. is this any signs of hope in terms of cooperation or more maneuvering? >> i think this unfortunately more a sign that republicans realize it was horribly damaging to them to continue to jeopardize the full faith and credit of the united states. now, it still does that because they are really perpetrating colossal uncertainty by proposing only to extend the debt ceiling increase by three months. i mean in a fragile recovery like the one we have we need to have certainty, we need to pay our bills, and we need to send president obama a clean debt ceiling increase. >> you also will need to have a budget in place in order to come to that debt ceiling debate as the republicans have laid it out at this point and you're also going to be dealing with the deficit and all of the other issues. so are you basically s
about business. >> let's talk about obama care. it's to cover all health care employees. you have compared that to fascism. why? >> i thank was a bad choice of words on my part. i regret that. >> do you really? >> yes. >> first socialism, then fascism. what is it now? >> it has a socialism like a dictate orship. know e we no longer have free enterprise capitalism in health care. it's not a system any longer where people are able to innovate not based on voluntary exchange. the government is directing it. we need a new word for it. >> i'm less concerned about the word but why are you so opposed. why did you use a word like that? >> i'm a businessman, a capitalist. i believe in the free market. i believe in letting people voluntarily exchange with each other for gain. >> here's an interests quote from a new yorker profile of you. the man who has done as much as anyone to bring the natural food movement into the mainstream is also a vocal libertarian, orthodox free market and an add miezier or milton and reagan. that expresses your political philosophy? >> i a
. obama said if congress does not act he can achieve some of these goal us there executive order. but, scott, the only area the president talked about that wasso improved tracing at the federal level of guns sold to or stolen by criminals. maj >> pelley: major, thank you, the government could hit itst borrowing limit again as soon as mid-february. earlier, at that white house news conference, the president called on congress to raise the debt ceiling so the country can pay its bills. >> we have to do something sensible and we shouldn't be doing this on a one to three- month time frame. why would we do that? this is the united states ofajor america, major.in we can't manage our affairs in our such a way that we pay our bills and provide certainty in terms of how we pay our bills. i don't think anybody would consider my position unreasonable here. >> pelley: speaker john boehner said the republican-controlled house will pass what he called "responsible legislation." but he said the american people do not support raising the debt ceiling without cutting government spending. we have lear
with lance armstrong. more than 2 1/2 hours. he came ready." cbs news. >> and oprah winfrey will talk about her interview with armstrong coming up later on "cbs this morning." >>> today vice president biden will formally hand over recommendations from his gun control task force to president obama. the president will likely unveil his plan to reduce gun violence as early as tomorrow. meanwhile, new york state is expected to pass the most restrictive gun law in the nation later today. it includes tighter restrictions on assault weapons and ammunition. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning with more. good to see you. good morning. >> reporter: terrell, good morning. the president facing a lot of opposition here on capitol hill is now looking at 19 steps he can take to curb gun violence with no congressional approval. the white house believes that acting fast gives it the best chance of success with the wounds from the connecticut school shooting still so wide open. meanwhile, parents of the children killed there are coming together. president obama says he's putt
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